9-Year-Old Dies After Her Blood Sugar Dropped Dangerously Low During Sleepover


A 9-year-old Pennsylvania girl with diabetes died after her blood sugar dropped dangerously low while at a sleepover. 

Sophia Daugherty, of Laurel, who had Type 1 diabetes, suffered a hypoglycemic attack that resulted in brain swelling while at a friend’s house. 

She was an active member of her school’s basketball and softball teams.

A GoFundMe for her funeral service has already raised more than $11,000.

“She was surrounded by her family and friends," a post on the page read. "She no longer suffers from this disease. Your prayers and support are priceless."

Sophia was an organ donor. 


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